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My internship with The Conservation Volunteers

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) is a community volunteering charity that help improve and promote local woodlands. Last year, I had the pleasure of doing an internship with TCV in which I helped on a woodland improvement project for Lousehill Copse in Tilehurst. My official role was Woodland Heritage Project Officer. As a second-year geography student …

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Becoming a Physicians Associate: by Mark Laffan, Physicians Associate at RBH

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We interviewed Mark Laffan, Physician Associate at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, here’s what he had to say… What does a Physician Associate do? Physician Associates are medically trained to recognise, diagnose, and manage the most common and life-threatening conditions. PAs achieve this by working within the medical team, taking histories, and performing clinical examinations. These …

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Health and disability: applying and interviewing for work with confidence

Do you have a disability and wonder if your disability will affect your chances of successfully applying for work experience or graduate opportunities? Do you have a disability and wonder if it is covered by the Equality Act? Gain confidence with how to talk to employers about your disability and the support you require for …

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Health and disability: applying for work with confidence

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                Do you have a disability and wonder if your disability will affect your chances of successfully applying for work experience or graduate opportunities? Do you have a disability and wonder if it is covered by the Equality Act? Gain confidence with how to talk to employers about …

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